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What Does It Mean To Be Hiv Positive

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What does PEPFAR's passing mean for HIV-positive immigration?

Dear Dr. Bob,Now that Bush has signed the PEPFAR bill and the HIV ban on immigration has been eliminated, what does that mean for HIV-positive people hoping to get work visas or even green cards for the US? Will HHS lift HIV off it's list of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...IMMIGRATING (TRAVEL BAN)Aug 11, 2008 Hi there, I've taken the time to read everything i could find on this site re the travel ban on HIV'ers. However, I have not been able to get a clear answer to my question: what is the current stance on people... Read more »

does it mean wen a person is HIV positive,there's no possibility of gaining weight

When a person is HIV positive,is there a possibility for the person to gain weight? What are the... Read more »

PCR negative, HIV positive, what does it mean?

Last week, after been with fever for 2 weeks, I was diagnosticaded with a process of syphilis... Read more »
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An Update on What H1N1 (Swine) Flu Means for HIV-Positive People

...as asthma obesity (interestingly enough) pregnancy immunodeficiency, which could include HIV-related immunodeficiency, or AIDS Do we have any numbers in terms of how many of the people who were officially infected with H1N1, or those who... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Video Newsbreak: Sept. 1, 2009

... Welcome to TheBody.com's HIV/AIDS video news show. We hope you find this a cool way to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in HIV/AIDS. HIV/AIDS Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Tips and Tricks for Coping With HIV/AIDS

...first thing that happened is, I literally dropped to my knees. Having just witnessed and buried two of my closest friends to AIDS, I knew what it looked like. The pictures that kept running, flashing in front of my eyes were: I was going to die... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sacramento Bee Examines Efforts to Address HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics

... The Sacramento Bee on Friday examined the effect of HIV/AIDS on Hispanics nationwide and a concern among some public health officials that the disease could be affecting the population more Read more »
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Does this mean he is HIV positive please help

Posted by kyiala, 2 Replies
...clinic to be tested for STD's he went and showed me paperwork that he was negative for othe the other STD's I asked him about a HIV tst and he said to me he had one while he was in jail awhile back and it was negative if he had it the Health... Read more »

The Meaning of Being HIV Positive

Posted by edanmilton
...with my partner of eight months, non-alcoholic drinker, do not smoke, have not tried drugs and recently tested positive with HIV. Do I feel shameful of myself having been diagnosed with HIV? I don't think I have ever felt shameful. I did feel... Read more »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

HIV/AIDS EDUCATION-OUR BEST RESOURCE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS EDUCATION - Our best resource is individuals infected with HIV Education is paramount if we are to reach individuals infected Read more »